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Are Media Mergers Good for Latinos?

Daniel Cubias | Posted 01.31.2017 | Latino Voices
Daniel Cubias

A study found that the percentage of Hispanic actors onscreen increased from 6.6 percent before the merger to 7.3 percent afterward. That's good news, right? Well, even that mild improvement comes with a caveat. Basically, more shows were hiring more Hispanics to appear as servants and thugs. Yay for progress!

People Really Dig Working In Media

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 12.11.2014 | Media

Exciting news for anyone considering a career in media: As it turns out, people in the industry really love their jobs. Glassdoor this week release...

Why the Future of Media and Journalism Really Is Bright

Randy Bennett | Posted 06.18.2014 | Media
Randy Bennett

Data will be at the core of everything media companies do going forward.

We Don't Need Six Strikes

John Tarnoff | Posted 05.07.2013 | Technology
John Tarnoff

Last month, audiovisual content rights holders announced the new Copyright Alert System, a.k.a. "Six Strikes" that they and ISPs have put in place to discourage peer-to-peer file sharing of copyrighted files. Good luck!

Meet The Media Companies Lobbying Against Transparency

ProPublica | Justin Elliott | Posted 06.20.2012 | Media

Meet the Media Companies Lobbying Against Transparency by Justin Elliott ProPublica, April 20, 2012, 10:50 a.m.News organizations cultivate a rep...

Like a Network, Unlike a Magnet

Pablo Mancini | Posted 01.31.2012 | Media
Pablo Mancini

The work and results of digital media are produced within a network, but, generally, they tend to be measured and analyzed as if they were magnets.

IAC Names Chelsea Clinton To Its Board

Reuters | Posted 11.26.2011 | Business

(Reuters) - Billionaire Barry Diller's IAC/InterActiveCorp named Chelsea Clinton to its board, the U.S. online media holding company said in a regula...

Media Salad: Tossed Into Business

Robert Schwab | Posted 09.12.2011 | Denver
Robert Schwab

Christine Tatum, like many reporters who have fallen out of the news business, has created a new model for journalism based on the skills she learned as a reporter, which she is now taking to market as a business owner.

Hollywood Wins Lawsuit, Losing the War

Nate Wilcox | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Nate Wilcox

In the end, technology is changing with or without the permission of the Hollywood studios.

Let's Face It -- We're Brandwashed.

Sarah O'Leary | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Sarah O'Leary

Consumers are the most important consideration in a marketing cycle, and they don't spend hours wondering if their yogurt is "perky yet confident," and "not afraid to share its opinion."

Disney Now The Largest Media Company

Bloomberg | Andy Fixmer and Sarah Rabil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

March 31 (Bloomberg) -- Time Warner Inc.'s spinoff of its cable division dropped the New York-based owner of Time magazine and Warner Bros. to third p...

Jack Myers' Five Emerging Principles for Redefining Advertising and Marketing Effectiveness

Jack Myers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jack Myers

Marketers, agencies and media companies are struggling to come to grips with the economic downturn, but the economy is camouflaging their most compell...

Media Companies See Slowest Revenue Growth Since 2001

AdAge | Bradley Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The nation's top 100 media companies saw a 4.6% revenue boost in 2007, their slowest growth since the recession year of 2001. Media's tempered growth...

Media Congloms Adopt Strategies Of Venture Capitalists

New York Times | Matt Richtel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Media companies are often criticized for not taking enough risks in choosing television shows, authors, movies and musicians. But when it comes to tec...